Ice Sayings and Quotes

Winter and ice may not be the most comfortable of seasons compared to spring or summer, but it has its own beauty. The frozen water droplets encase foliage, buildings, and rooftops, forming their own version of deformed gargoyles and stalactites. Below you’ll find a collection of wise and insightful quotes about ice.

Ice burns, and it is hard to the warm-skinned to distinguish one sensation, fire, from the other, frost.     

A.S. Byatt

You are ice and fire the touch of you burns my hands like snow.     

Amy Lowell

Thou art all ice. Thy kindness freezes.     

William Shakespeare

We all get the same amount of ice. The rich get it in the summer. The poor get it in the winter.     

Bat Masterson

If you're skating on thin ice, you might as well dance.     

Anita Shreve

Like ice beneath the sun's rays, to such poverty did he fall his fortune melted to water.     

Ihara Saikaku

They say blood is thicker than water, but I say ice, can be more solid than blood, when times get cold.     

Anthony Liccione

He who cannot put his thoughts on ice should not enter into the heat of dispute.     

Friedrich Nietzsche

There's nothing pretty about ice. Ice grows nothing. But we've got this in our minds that we've got to make everything cold.     

Don Young

If ice can burn, then love and hate can mate.     

George R. R. Martin

The thinner the ice, the more anxious everyone is to see whether it will bear.     

Josh Billings

You've got ice in your veins, but you're smart enough to keep it from freezing your heart.     


Ice and iron cannot be welded.     

Robert Louis Stevenson

Ice melts when heated, eyes melt when cheated.     


Fire to my ice. Ice to my fever.     

Karen Marie Moning

Without the ice, the earth will fall.     

Emma Thompson

When you're on the ice, you have very little time, you see very little, and everything happens really quick.     

Steve Yzerman